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Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for NAFTA Transitional Adjustment Assistance

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Petitions for transitional adjustment assistance under the North American Free Trade Agreement-Transitional Adjustment Assistance Implementation Act (P.L. 103-182), hereinafter called (NAFTA-TAA), have been filed with State Governors under Section 250(b)(1) of Subchapter D, Chapter 2, Title II, of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, are identified in the Appendix to this Notice. Upon notice from a Governor that an NAFTA-TAA petition has been received, the Director of the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance (DTAA), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Department of Labor (DOL), announces the filing of the petition and takes action pursuant to paragraphs (c) and (e) of Section 250 of the Trade Act.

The purpose of the Governor's actions and the Labor Department's investigations are to determine whether the workers separated from employment on or after December 8, 1993 (date of enactment of P.L. 103-182) are eligible to apply for NAFTA-TAA under Subchapter D of the Trade Act because Start Printed Page 10112of increased imports from or the shift in production to Mexico or Canada.

The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing with the Director of DTAA at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in Washington, D.C. provided such request if filed in writing with the Director of DTAA not later than March 6, 2000.

Also, interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the petitions to the Director of DTAA at the address shown below not later than March 6, 2000.

Petitions filed with the Governors are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, DTAA, ETA, DOL, Room C-4318, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20210.

Signed at Washington, D.C. this 15th day of February, 2000.

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Grant D. Beale,

Program Manager, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Appendix

Subject firm and locationDate received at Governor's OfficePetition No.Articles produced
Victor Equipment (Co.), Denton, TX01/28/2000NAFTA-3,689Gas apparatus.
Victor Equipment (Co.), Abilene, TX01/28/2000NAFTA-3,689Gas apparatus.
Tweco Products (Co.), Wichita, KS01/31/2000NAFTA-3,690Welding accessories.
S. Bent and Brothers (IUE), Gardner, MA01/31/2000NAFTA-3,691Wooden chairs, tables and case pieces.
Western Moulding (Co.), Snowflake, AZ01/28/2000NAFTA-3692Wood mouldings.
Lower Umpqua Federal Credit Union (Co.), Reedsport, OR01/27/2000NAFTA-3,693Credit union.
Noblesville Casting Division (UAW), Noblesville, IN01/13/2000NAFTA-3,694Jobbing foundry.
White Consolidated Industries (IAMAW), Bloomington, IL01/31/2000NAFTA-3,695Vacuum cleaner parts.
North Carolina Embroidery (Co.), High Point, NC01/23/2000NAFTA-3,696Contract embroidery.
O'Bryan Brothers (Wkrs), Richland Center, WI01/12/2000NAFTA-3,697Women's underwear and day wear.
Jantzen-Nordic Group (Wkrs), Vancouver, WA01/28/2000NAFTA-3,698Swimwear and garment.
Griffin Pipe Products (Co.), Lynchburg, Va01/31/2000NAFTA-3,699Fittings for ductile iron pressure pipe.
Standard Candy (Wkrs), Nashville, TN01/31/2000NAFTA-3,700Hard candy.
Monterey (UNITE), Janesville, WI01/28/2000NAFTA-3,701Fabric and coats.
Shelby Yarn (Co.), Shelby, NC01/31/2000NAFTA-3,702Yarn.
Humpty Dumpty Potato Chips (Co.), Scarborough, ME01/31/2000NAFTA-3,703Potato chips.
Linden Apparel (Wkrs), Allenton, PA01/31/2000NAFTA-3,704Knit golfshirts, polo shirts.
Thaw Corporation—Snow Creek (Co.), Wenatchee, WA02/03/2000NAFTA-3,705Recreational garments.
Danskin (Wkrs), York, PA02/02/2000NAFTA-3,706Women's apparel.
Custom Packaging Systems (Co.), Manistee, MI01/19/2000NAFTA-3,707Polyethylene bulk bags & liner.
Wheat Montana Farms and Bakery (Wkrs), Three Forks, MT02/03/2000NAFTA-3,708Flour, wheat and grains.
Boyt Harness Company (Wkrs), Arlington, SD02/01/2000NAFTA-3,709Hunting pants.
U.S. Leather (IBT), Milwaukee, WI02/04/2000NAFTA-3,710Shoes, botts, belts, patches.
Cadillac Curtain (Co.), Dyer, TN02/07/2000NAFTA-3,711Kitchen curtains.
Medtronic Perfusion Systems (Wkrs), Minneapolis, MN02/08/2000NAFTA-3,712Custom tubing pack.
Wolverine Tube (Wkrs), Roxboro, NC02/07/2000NAFTA-3,713Copper tubes.
Eastman Kodak (Co.), Rochester, NY01/20/2000NAFTA-3,714Document retrieval.
G and M Cutting Room Service (UNITE), El Paso, TX02/08/2000NAFTA-3,715Cut pants and shirts.
Wharton Knitting Mills (Wkrs), Ridgewood, NY01/26/2000NAFTA-3,716Men and women sweaters.
Mitec Wireless (Co.), Tinton Fall, NJ02/09/2000NAFTA-3,717Radio frequency amplifiers.
Oneida Limited (Wkrs), Sherrly, NY02/11/2000NAFTA-3,718Brass products.
Burlington Industries Transportation (Wkrs), Belmont, NC02/11/2000NAFTA-3,719Fabric and carpet.
Ikeda Interior Systems (Wkrs), Sidney, OH02/10/2000NAFTA-3,720Sewing and cutting.
Rockwell Automation (IUE), Euclide, OH02/10/2000NAFTA-3,721Control cabinets.
ITT Jabsco (IBT), Springfield, OH02/10/2000NAFTA-3,722Marine products.
Lees Curtain (Wkrs), Mansfield, MO02/09/2000NAFTA-3,723Curtains.
KeyBank USA (Wkrs), Albany, NY02/04/2000NAFTA-3,724Collection of delinquent loans.
Ochoco Lumber-Malhenr Lumber (Wkrs), John Day, OR02/08/2000NAFTA-3,725Finished lumber.
Trico Products (Wkrs), Lawrenceburg, TN02/07/2000NAFTA-3,726Windshield wiper blades.
Johnstown Knitting Mill (Co.), Johnstown, NY02/08/2000NAFTA-3,727Activewear and knitwear.
Sullivan Die Casting (Wkrs), Kenilworth, NJ02/14/2000NAFTA-3,728Auto mirror casting, sunroof casting.
America Sewn Product (Wkrs), Bremerton, WA02/10/2000NAFTA-3,729Customise bags.
Tibergon (Co.), Redmond, OR02/14/2000NAFTA-3,730Flat jambs, split jambs.
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